Honeywagon Runs Half Marathon, 4-Mile & Fun Run

Saturday, April 7, 2018 • Everson, WACourse Map

A few hundred runners and walkers cross the finish line each spring at Everson’s annual Honeywagon Runs Half Marathon, 4-Mile Run/Walk and Half-Mile Kids Run, which unfolds along a mostly fast and flat course on paved country roads through this rural Washington town’s farmland areas, located just a few miles from the Canadian border.


From the starting line at Riverside Park just outside of downtown Everson, runners follow an out-and-back loop course that offers a few turns in the first couple of miles of the race, as runners run a half-mile lap around the park before heading north onto Trapline Road. The turns continue as the course turns left onto Stickney Island Road, with several turns before turning left onto Trapline Road again.

This time runners stay on Trapline Road for about 1.5 miles before turning left onto Hampton Road, staying on the hillest stretch of the race for over two miles before turning left onto Northwood Road and then onto Timon Road. The stretch of the race on Timon Road is interrupted by a northward turn onto Slotemaker and then again onto Stickney Island Road, which runners remain on for the next two and half miles as the course zig-zags its way through a few twists and turns. Once runners return to Riverside Park, they run one more short lap around the park before crossing the finish line.

Runners are advised that the aid stations along the course will start closing by noon, so you’ll have between 3 – 4 hours to complete the race with full course support, depending on whether you’re running or walking the race.

Race Weather & Climate

Located in the northwestern corner of Washington state, just over 100 miles north of Seattle, Everson typically sees cool to mild weather in April, which has brought record temperatures here as low as 21 degrees (in 1954) and as high as 86 degrees (in 1934).

On race day (April 7), the average low is 39°F and the average high is 58°F.

Past Results

Course Map

See the race route map for the Honeywagon Runs Half Marathon here.

Starting Time

  • 8:00 AM – half marathon, walkers
  • 9:00 AM – half marathon, runners
  • 9:15 AM – kids fun run
  • 10:00 AM – 4-mile

Fees

  • $30 – $35 for the half marathon
  • $25 – $30 for the 4-mile
  • Free for members of the Greater Bellingham Running Club

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2018 running of Everson’s Honeywagon Runs Half Marathon or 4-mile run/walk, visit the event website here.

Official Race Website

www.gbrc.net

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